He may have attracted negative headlines for prematurely ending the 2021 AFCON game between Mali and Tunisia but Zambian Referee Janny Sikazwe is an asset to the Confederation of African Football following years of excellent service.
The 42 year old arbiter will be at the centre of Friday’s Caf Confederation Cup final between South African giants Orlando Pirates and RS Berkane of Morocco as confirmed by the Zambian Football federation.
Janny Sikazwe who officiated at the 2018 Fifa World Cup will be joined by Angolan Jerson Emiliano Dos Santos as first assistant while Mozambican Arsenio Chadreque Maringule will be the second assistant.
Joshua Bondo of Botswana will serve as the fourth official while Egyptian Mahmoud Ashor will be the Video Assistant Referee for the match with his compatriots Mahmoud Abouelregal and Mahmoud Elbana completing the video crew.”
The match officials and finalists are expected in Akwa Ibom state , Nigeria’s land of Promise on Wednesday 18th May 2022 for the showpiece event on Friday 20th May 2022.
The General Coordinator for the Local organizing committee for the Final match Elder Paul Bassey had earlier today announced that kickoff time is 8pm at the Godswill Akpabio international stadium, Uyo Nigeria.